Michael Malone said that Nikola Jokic "feels great" and is expected to join the Denver Nuggets when they head to Orlando next Tuesday. Jokic tested positive for COVID-19 last week, and is still in Serbia. "Next Tuesday we depart for Orlando; the hope and expectation is that Nikola Jokic will be with us on that […]
Zhaire Smith will not travel to Orlando due to a bone bruise in his left knee, reported Derek Bodner of The Athletic. Smith experienced pain in his knee during workouts last week. Smith is expected to make a full recovery.
Washington Wizards GM Tommy Sheppard said that John Wall will not join the team in Orlando due to exposure concerns surrounding COVID-19. "Having somebody go into that bubble that's not gonna play, that's just more people going into the bubble. ... I don't think it's wise to have people in and around the team that […]
Rudy Gobert said that he is still feeling the side effects from COVID-19. "The taste has returned, but the smell is still not 100%. I can smell the smells, but not from afar. I spoke to specialists, who told me that it could take up to a year," said Gobert in an interview with L'Equipe. […]
Kevin Durant said he probably wouldn't have played for the Brooklyn Nets in Orlando even if he were healthy. "I feel, me right now, I probably wouldn't have played because the unknown going into that situation looks crazy right now, seeing so many new cases. It's just so unpredictable. "It's easy for me to say […]